Mike Rother is an engineer, a teacher, and a guest researcher at the Technical University Dortmund. Rother’s work has bought him to numerous companies and hundreds of factories around the world, where he collaborates with people to test ideas and shares lessons learned. He splits his time between Ann Arbor, and Cologne, Germany. Rother has been entered into the Association of Manufacturing Excellence's Hall of Fame.
James Womack teaches at MIT.
Dan Jones is a British Author, Historian and Journalist. He was born Daniel Gwynne Jones in Reading, England on July 27, 1981, to Welsh parents. Jones was educated at The Royal Latin School before attending Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, where he received a first in History. In addition to his work as a newspaper columnist, Jones writes primarily about the middle ages. His titles include The Wars of the Roses, The Plantagenets and Summer of Blood.